Digital Badges, Food for thought

It’s clear that a person cannot learn one thing in life and use that forever. One needs to learn a lot more and the classical education/ degree model, cannot fit in this model, since it cant afford to give out degrees for multiple different skills. Here is an idea of digital badges, which I feel has major potential.

http://www.businessinsider.in/Digital-badges-are-the-newest-effort-to-help-employees-stave-off-the-robots-and-major-companies-are-getting-on-board/articleshow/60875966.cms